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Uncovering the layers of weirdness in the many fights over the ways music was employed as theater during this week's Republican national convention.
July 22, 2016
"Jane Doe found herself hopelessly trapped in a bizarre plot pulled from a Kafka novel," the lawsuit reads. It claims authorities feared she would flee before testifying against her rapist.
July 22, 2016
Donald Trump talked about how "the system is rigged against our citizens, just like it was rigged against Bernie Sanders — he never had a chance."
July 22, 2016
"This rot needs to be uprooted, and right now," said the veterans, who have been among Robert Mugabe's staunchest allies. They've played a pivotal, often violent role keeping him in power since 1980.
July 22, 2016
The Paralympic Committee said it's investigating 35 "disappearing positive samples" among disabled Russian athletes. The committee plans to announce by Aug. 1 whether it will ban Russia.
July 22, 2016
Instagram is the Internet's semi-obsessive, borderline-creepy love letter to food. But behind every great meal is a plate doing a pretty-OK job. So a comedian made an Instagram to celebrate plates.
July 22, 2016
Several people are injured after a shooting at a shopping mall, Munich police say. Officials are asking local residents to stay indoors, saying a shooter or multiple shooters may be at large.
July 22, 2016
It's over 100 degrees Fahrenheit in much of the Midwest, South and East, and the culprit is hot air trapped under an atmospheric pressure lid that heats it up even further.
July 22, 2016
When we invented shoes, we slipped a surface between ourselves and the world. Ever wonder if this is the moment mankind fell from grace? No? Well, for better or worse, NPR's Colin Dwyer has.
July 22, 2016
The social media company's high-altitude, unmanned, solar-powered drone is designed to provide wireless Internet coverage to the ground below.
July 22, 2016
Investigators say Philip Esformes, 47, used his access to thousands of Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries to perpetrate a massive and profitable fraud.
July 22, 2016
We asked everyone we met why they were supporting Trump. Here are some of their answers.
July 22, 2016
After last week's truck attack, "We're lost," says one resident. "We just don't know how to deal with it. We're living in endless doubt."
July 22, 2016
"This is not a case of a rogue cop, this is not a case of police abuse," the head of the Dade County police union says, adding that the officer who shot Charles Kinsey is praying for his recovery.
July 22, 2016
El Nino ruined this spring's harvest. Can food aid — and maize seeds — be delivered in time?
July 22, 2016
No contemporary figure has done more to shape the intersection of American media and politics than Roger Ailes. He was forced out of Fox News this week following allegations of sexual harassment.
July 22, 2016
More people have been Googling the term "white people" recently, perhaps prompted by this election cycle's racial issues. But we're trying to figure out a couple other spikes over time.
July 22, 2016
More than 20 athletes who won Olympic medals in Beijing are among those implicated. The new findings nearly double the number of implicated athletes from those games.
July 22, 2016
Trump's speech was studded with statistics that had fact-checkers working feverishly into the wee hours — often finding numbers to be distorted or downright specious. But it didn't seem to matter.
July 22, 2016
Of debris that's turned up, officials note that "none of it had provided information that positively identified the precise location of the aircraft."
July 22, 2016

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